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Current Issue:
The Epidemic of Prediabetes: The RDN's Role in Lifestyle Counseling and Risk Reduction
Volume 42, Number 2

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Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) and DPP Outcomes Study Review

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Prediabetes in Special Populations

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Don't Let the Pre Fool You!

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Healthy Eating for Diabetes Prevention

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Physicial Activity/Exercise for Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

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National Diabetes Prevention Program - What You Need to Know

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Wisconsin Partners Building Infrastructure to Sustain Diabetes Prevention Program

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From Potential Heart Transplant to DPP Lifestyle Coach: The Impact of a Diabetes Prevention Program

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The Epidemic of Prediabetes: The RDN’s Role in Lifestyle Counseling and Risk Reduction.
The current VERSION OF RECORD is Correct.
Correction Notice on 2 articles:
On Page 27: Title:  National Diabetes Prevention Program: What you need to Know
by Mary Ann Hodorowicz RDN, CDCES, MBA, CEC
The National DPP Lifestyle Change program is a 1 year  program, not 2 as the article stated. 
There is no 2nd year of the National DPP program and any wording relating to the 2nd year is incorrect.
On page 29: Title: Wisconsin Partners Building Infrastructure to Sustain Diabetes Prevention Program
By Pamela M Geis, BA and Marilyn Hodgson RN, MSN, CDCES
A key component of the National DPP is a structured, evidenced-based, year-long lifestyle change program consisting of at least 16 sessions in months 1-6 and 6 sessions in months 7-12. 
The program is not 16 sessions in first 12 months and 12 sessions in year two as the article stated.
There is no 2nd year of the National DPP program.

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